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Product Launch – Accolade Wines' Echo Falls Tisane

8 Jan 2015

Accolade Wines has released an alcohol-free, sparkling variant of its Echo Falls wine brand.

Review of the Year 2014 - Part V: Wine

23 Dec 2014

The final part of just-drinks' review of 2014 looks at what the wine category served up over the last 12 months.

Accolade Wines to buy Barossa's Grant Burge Wines

1 Dec 2014

Accolade Wines is formally moving ahead with a deal to acquire Australian producer Grant Burge Wines for an undisclosed sum.

just a While Ago - On 28 November in...

28 Nov 2014

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26 Nov 2014

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just Five Years Ago - The Birth of Accolade Wines

21 Nov 2014

Five years ago this month, Constellation Brands spoke publicly about its plans for its Australian wine business.

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine

21 Nov 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Exclusive - Treasury Wine Estates pulls out of London Wine Fair 2015

19 Nov 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has confirmed to just-drinks that it will not be exhibiting at next year's London Wine Fair (LWF).

London Wine Fair positive on 2015 bookings

18 Nov 2014

London Wine Fair (LWF) organisers have said 83% of exhibitors that attended this year have already confirmed they will return to the event in 2015, but Treasury Wine Estates and Accolade Wines have yet to confirm their attendance.

just a While Ago - On 18 November in...

18 Nov 2014

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Accolade Wines confirms talks to buy Grant Burge Wines

17 Nov 2014

Accolade Wines is in talks to buy Australian winery Grant Burge Wines, the company has confirmed.

Product Launch - Accolade Wines' Babycham Cream Soda, Cherry Soda

17 Oct 2014

Accolade Wines has unveiled two flavour extensions for Babycham, the first additions to the sparkling perry's portfolio since its launch in 1953.

Carlsberg restructures UK sales unit, creates new roles

17 Oct 2014

Carlsberg has restructured its UK executive team to create two new sales director roles.

Quintessential Brands hires ex-Diageo exec to lead global marketing

13 Oct 2014

Quintessential Brands has appointed a former Diageo executive to replace Stephen Loftus as its international marketing head who has left after a year with the company.

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine

10 Oct 2014

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

Accolade Wines nets Glenn McGrath as Hardys' ambassador - video

8 Oct 2014

Accolade Wines has recruited former Australian Test cricketer Glenn McGrath as 'cricket' ambassador for its Hardys brand.

Accolade Wines on hunt for new North America MD

8 Oct 2014

Accolade Wines has confirmed it remains on the look-out for a new head for its North American business after the departure of Tim Matz.

just the Week in - Spirits & Wine

19 Sep 2014

Here's the round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

EUROPE: Accolade Wines sets up European home in Poland

17 Sep 2014

Accolade Wines has separated its European division from the UK & Ireland operations, setting up a new HQ in Poland.

UK: South Africa Sauvignon Blanc 'piggybacks' on New Zealand breakthrough

10 Sep 2014

South African Sauvignon Blanc brands are seeing significant growth in the UK helped by a “piggybacking” of the success of New Zealand, according to Accolade Wines.

UK: South African wine quality convinces trade, but work to do with consumers - agent

10 Sep 2014

A UK wine agent has declared it “the most exciting time” he has seen for the South African wine industry in 20 years, but admitted the category still has a job to attract more UK consumers.

UK: C&C Group eyes fruit wine demand with Castaway Spritz relaunch

3 Sep 2014

C&C Group's wine and spirits unit, International Wine Services (IWS), is to relaunch sparkling wine and fruit blend Castaway Spritz in the UK.

M&A Watch - Counter-Bid Seals Fate for Treasury Wine Estates

11 Aug 2014

Earlier this Summer, I argued that TWE's shareholders should sell out to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR), on the basis that long-term structural changes in the global wine market are unfavourable to TWE's business model.

Editor's Viewpoint - No Starting of Engines for Treasury Wine Estates

4 Aug 2014

With Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co returning to Melbourne with an improved offer for Treasury Wine Estates, and the Australian wine company not slamming the door this time, the future for Treasury looks pretty sealed down.

Product Launch - UK: Diageo's Nola vodka spritz

16 Jun 2014

Diageo is launching a new vodka spritz ready-to-drink brand aimed at women who normally drink wine.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.

UK: Accolade Wines targets online sales with Hardys club

30 May 2014

Accolade Wines has launched an online scheme dedicated to UK sales of its Hardys brand.

Product Launch - UK: Accolade Wines' Echo Falls fruit fusion range

28 May 2014

Accolade Wines is set to launch a fruit-infused range of wines under its Echo Falls brand name.

Preview - Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition 2014

9 May 2014

On Sunday (11 May), the Asia Pacific leg of Tax Free World Association's exhibition series kicks off. The event takes place against a backdrop of trading ills for international drinks companies in the domestic Chinese market. Joe Bates previews the exhibition and considers whether the China travails will seep into the region's broader Travel Retail channel.

NEW ZEALAND: Wine export sales hit record high - figures

30 Apr 2014

Export sales of New Zealand wine have risen by 9% in the last 12 months, according to latest figures.

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